Usage examples for nay

  1. Don't say me nay you don't know how I do love you. – Jess by H. Rider Haggard
  2. " Nay I answered, " I will not run while others stay to fight." – Child of Storm by H. Rider Haggard
  3. Nay there is no need. – Norston's Rest by Ann S. Stephens
  4. Nay she winna tak' it. – Steve Young by George Manville Fenn
  5. Nay she's too old: you said you knew her. – Krindlesyke by Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
  6. Nay I'll lead you. – King Lear's Wife; The Crier by Night; The Riding to Lithend; Midsummer-Eve; Laodice and Danaë by Gordon Bottomley
  7. Nay cried the general; pray let me speak. – The Memoirs of Louis XV. and XVI., Volume 7 Being Secret Memoirs of Madame du Hausset, Lady's Maid to Madame de Pompadour, and of an Unknown English Girl and The Princess Lamballe by Madame du Hausset, and of an Unknown English Girl and the Princess Lamballe
  8. Nay nuthin' so large as that. – Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis by Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma
  9. Nay do not trouble about me. – Hillsboro People by Dorothy Canfield
  10. Nay as a whole flood of it. – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood
  11. " Nay I was very wrong! – Winds of the World by Talbot Mundy
  12. Nay I will give both; I will give all, because, having seen him, he is what he is to me. – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  13. Nay she had never really put it to herself in words that her brother was going to die. – Shenac's Work at Home by Margaret Murray Robertson
  14. Nay it was he who left her. – Capt'n Davy's Honeymoon 1893 by Hall Caine
  15. Nay replied the duke's plaisant, here is a letter. – Under the Rose by Frederic Stewart Isham
  16. Nay it was even worse. – The Peace of Roaring River by George van Schaick
  17. We'll not say nay – A Kindergarten Story Book by Jane L. Hoxie
  18. Nay then, come thou back to us! – Queen Mary and Harold by Alfred Lord Tennyson
  19. " Nay the truth is, I won of both of them," said Mr. Warrington. – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  20. Nay I begin to know myself now. – Cynthia's Revels by Ben Jonson